Wooden pallet shredding: a wealth of overlooked opportunity?

Gary Moore, sales director at UNTHA UK, looks at how to handle this “saturated” material stream.

Wooden pallets have long been a vital component within the packaging market. They are a staple part of most storage and distribution facilities – with warehouses, logistics firms, and manufacturers relying on these robust products to stack and move their goods on a daily basis.

In 2017, it was reported that there were circa 250 million timber pallets in circulation in Britain alone, and this figure is likely considerably higher in 2022.

But is the humble wooden pallet gaining the respect and attention it deserves throughout the industry? And are its financial gains being recognised?

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